Sunday, May 20

Manilow, Shelton and Journey Headline 2012 Indiana State Fair concerts

Barry, Blake, Journey and Train
Headline 2012 Indiana State Fair concerts
Manilow                                                                    Image courtesy of Orlando Sentinel
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Fair will hold four concerts at Bankers Life Fieldhouse over the course of its 17-day run Aug. 3 – 19.

Shows include
Barry Manilow – Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Train – Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.
Journey with Pat Benatar and Loverboy – Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.
Blake Shelton – Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

Tickets for all these shows include a ticket to the State Fair good on any day of the fair, not just the day of the concert.

Ticket prices for the shows are as follows:
Barry Manilow - $129.99, $89.99, $69.99, $39.99, $19.99 and $9.99
Train - $61, $50 and $40
Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy - $90, $70 and $45
Blake Shelton - $75, $55 and $40
Blake Shelton
Tickets: Purchase at the State Fair box office,  Ticketmaster locations, at 1-800-745-3000 or at

In addition, the state fair will present the Indiana Fever vs. Atlanta Dream game on Aug. 18. Any group that purchases 15 or more tickets to the game will receive the same number of tickets to the fair, also good on any day of the fair. These tickets can be purchased at the State Fair grounds box office, through Ticketmaster or at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

For details, contact the Indiana State Fair grounds Box Office at (317) 927-7601 or visit

About Indiana State Fair
The 2012 fair is the “Year of Dairy Cows,” showcasing Indiana Dairy farmers. The Indiana State Fair is the state’s largest multi-day event celebrating Hoosiers’ spirit and agricultural heritage. Nationally recognized for offering great entertainment, showcasing youth, interactive agriculture education programs, premiere facilities and a variety of unique, fun foods, the Indiana State Fair has been an annual tradition for generations of Hoosiers since 1852.

Manilow photo: Courtesy of Orlando Sentinel
Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated columnist, travel writer, performing arts and restaurant critic. Catch her new column, Infused, at, as Indy’s Entertainment Adviser on 93 WIBC, and follow her on Twitter @GottaGo and Facebook. Gotta Go is published on and in M magazine and the following newspapers: South Sider Voice, Indiana Weekender, New Palestine Reporter, Pendleton Times Reporter and Fortville-McCordsville Reporter.

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